5 months Negros Occidental tourney gives hope to young Marawi footballers MB |Sports
When the fourth edition of the Negros Occidental Football Association (NOFA) Cup kicks off at the Sta. Maria Football Field in Bacolod City, a team from Marawi, Lanao del Sur will stand out among 24 squads from all over the country. Despite limited resources and their relative inexperience, Team Marawi Ground Zero is forging ahead with plenty of passion and spirit. The team is composed of boys from the war-torn region with coaches Coshary Jialil and Esperidion Paran providing guidance. Coaches Esperidion Paran (standing, in white shirt) and Coshary Jialil (standing in blue jacket) and the U-13 squad of ... more